'The Accidental Prophet' to share the near-death experience that made him a believer

Peter Anthony will talk about how his life changed and he became a believer in God after a near-death experience in 1987 at Welcome Home of Chattanooga's annual Demystifying Death and Dying enrichment series on Friday. / Photo from Peter Anthony

If you go

* What: Program by Anthony Peterson in Welcome Home’s annual Demystifying Death enrichment series.* When: 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 14.* Where: Unitarian Universalist Church, 3224 Navajo Drive.* Admission: Free; donations appreciated.* Phone: 423-486-4001.* Email: sherry@welcomehomeofchattanooga.org.* Website: www.welcomehomeofchattanooga.org.Still to come* Thursday, Oct. 11: “Conscious Caregiving” at Unitarian Universalist Church, 5:30-7 p.m.* Thursday, Oct. 26: “Death Cafe,” location tba, 5:30-7 p.m.* Thursday, Nov. 30: “Grief and the Holidays,” location tba, 5:30-7 p.m.* Thursday, Feb. 15: “Death Over Dinner” event, location tba, 5:30-7 p.m.* Thursday, March 15: “Living While Dying” film, Unitarian Universalist Church, 5:30-7 p.m.* Friday, April 5: “Demystifying Death and Dying,” all-day conference featuring Deborah Grassman of Opus Peace, First Baptist Church, 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Belief in God and the insight that one person can make a difference are among the lessons former celebrity image consultant Peter Anthony, known as "The Accidental Prophet," experienced after being pronounced clinically dead.